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Orange Malpua

Orange Malpua


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 35

Cook Time : 10

Total Time : 45


Serves 4

  • sooji (semolina) 1/2 cups

  • whole wheat flour 1/2 cups

  • orange rind 1 tsp

  • cardamom powder 1/4 tsp

  • sugar 1 tsp

  • baking soda 1/4 tsp

  • orange juice or as required 2 cups

  • fennel seeds 1 tsp

  • ghee to shallow fry the malpuas 2-3 tbsp


  • 01

    Batter - In a bowl mix together sooji, atta, sugar, orange rind, cardamom powder, baking soda, fennel seeds and orange juice. Prepare a thick batter and leave aside for 30 minutes.

  • 02

    To prepare the malpuas - Adjust the consistency and add some water if the batter has turned thick. Heat 1 tbsp. of ghee in a pan and pour a ladleful of the batter.

  • 03

    Fry on a medium flame till it is golden on both sides. Make similar malpuas, few at a time with the rest of the batter. Dip them into the remaining orange juice and soak it for 4-5 minutes.

  • 04

    Drain and transfer to a serving dish and garnish with the orange segments, pista and cherries. Serve them hot or cold.

  • 05

    Note - 1. If serving the malpuas immediately, you can serve them dipped in orange juice.2. If serving later, dip them in the orange juice for a couple of minutes and drain them. If kept in the juice for a longer time, it tends to become very soft.



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